Whether you are looking for a cute spring craft for kids, are celebrating a rainy day craft or learning about the letter u in your letter of the week curriculum – this super cute umbrella handprint project is sure to be a hit! This letter u handprint craft is a fun handart projects for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. And after your child has finished making their handprint umbrella, you can sneak in some fun practice tracing upper and lowercase letter u. Simply download pdf file with letter u worksheets and you are ready to make your u is for umbrella craft.
This umbrella handprint uses some paint and simple supplies to make a u is for umbrella craft. It’s always a lot of fun to for the kids to see how their hand print can turn into something else. For this letter u umbrella craft activity, you can use paint in any color to make a handprint for the main part of the umbrella. Next, we make the umbrella handle using a paintbrush, and then finish by making fingerprint raindrops. After your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students have made their umbrella art project, make sure they practice tracing letter u with this letter u worksheets for kindergarten.
Letter u worksheets
Letter u handprint craft
All you need to make this craft are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand!
- Letter “U” is for Umbrella printable
- Colored paint (any color of your choice for the umbrella)
- black or brown paint
- paint brush
- wipes to clean hands
First, print the printable to go along with this craft. We like to use the practice the letter on the first page before making our handprint, and we do the next page while the tree handprint is drying.
Start by painting the palm and fingers with paint in a color of your choice. This will be the umbrella’s body. It’s fun to use a bright color.
U is for umbrella
Now it’s time to make the handprint! Make a handprint near the top center of the page, with fingers pointing downwards. This will be the main part of the umbrella.
letter u preschool crafts
Use a paintbrush and brown or black paint to paint a “J” shape for the handle of the umbrella. Start around the middle of the handprint, going down towards the bottom of the page.
U for umbrella
Now it’s time to make the raindrops. Dip a finger into blue paint and the start making dots for raindrops all around the page. Now you have your super cute U is for Umbrella handprint alphabet craft.
Umbrella handprint art
Let dry and then your umbrella handprint is complete! While your umbrella is drying, complete the Letter U worksheet for handwriting practice!
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